Transfer Requirements

Transfer Requirements

Students may be accepted for transfer from other regionally accredited colleges and universities if a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA has been maintained on all course work attempted, with the exception of vocational/technical or other courses not acceptable for transfer. Official transcripts must certify that if the student is eligible to re-enter the college from which the student is transferring. Applicants must list all colleges attended on the application for admission. Failure to provide information about prior college attendance is grounds for disciplinary action including immediate dismissal from the University.

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria

  1. Have been admissible as a freshman. The applicant must submit official high school records (see freshman admission) as well as college transcripts to meet this requirement.

  2. Have successfully completed at least the following 30 semester hours of college work at a regionally accredited school:
    • 6 hours of English Composition
    • 3 hours of College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or higher level mathematics
    • 6 hours of Natural Science
    • 9 hours of Humanities and Fine Arts
    • 6 hours of Social or Behavioral Sciences

  3. Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution and sufficient GPA as calculated by MUW is eligible for admission. Any student who has earned other Associate level degrees from a regionally accredited institution in a transferable area (as defined by MUW) and sufficient GPA as calculated by MUW may be eligible for admission.


Transfer Credit Hours

See what courses will transfer from other colleges and universities to The W.

Transfer Credit Guides

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Policies

Please note the following Board Policy Statements from the Institutions of Higher Learning:

Certificate of Admission (Policy Statement Subsection 606)

Each applicant to any university within the system must receive and have in his possession a letter or certificate of admission signed by the officer designated by the Institutional Executive Officer of the university before presenting him/herself for registration. No student shall be permitted to register or attend classes without such certificate. No officer shall issue a letter or certificate of admission to any student whose application has not been completed in accordance with the regulations of the Board.

Rejection of Application (Policy Statement Subsection 607)


Applications containing false, contradictory, questionable, or uncertain data, or which fail to comply with the fundamental requirements or the policies of the institutions as established by the Board shall be rejected.


Whoever, with intent to defraud the state or any department, agency, office, board, commission, county, municipality or other subdivision of state or local government, knowingly and willfully falsifies, conceals or covers up by trick, scheme or device a material fact, or makes any false, fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations, or makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any false, fictitious or fraudulent statement or entry, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or by imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

This section shall not prohibit the prosecution under any other criminal statute of the state.